It was a real-life Perry Mason moment in the public trial of Scotty Bowers' credibility. In his sensational memoir, Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars, Bowers claims he procured female lovers for Katharine Hepburn and had threesomes with Cary Grant and hi ... More >>
Our critics' picks for what to see and skip at this year's festival
This post is by Doug Cummings, author of the world cinema blog FilmJourney.org. Since 1996, the annual City of Lights, City of Angeles film festival has offered a week of North American and world premieres of new French films along with an array of public discussions and events. It's known ... More >>
Talking to David Ehrenstein in today's edition of the Weekly, 60s icon Anna Karina reminisces about her life and work as the wife/muse of French New Wave master Jean-Luc Godard (a restored print of one of their greatest collaborations, Pierrot le Fou, screens next week as part of the City ... More >>
Kathryn Bigelow's Iraq drama tops our annual critics' survey
Our critics' guide to the best of the fest's closing weekend.
Also, Fuel, Polanski: Unauthorized, and more
The little robot that could tops another chart
On "Black Is the New White" by David Ehrenstein
Black is the new white
A tale of two movies
Could tracking technology save the Hollywood dreams of a former golden boy?
Dark and violent movies top the years best. What are we at war or something?
Is the L.A. Timesí Jim Rainey on a tight leash or free to cover the paperís purchase?
The First Annual L.A. Weekly Film Poll
Gregory Markopoulos' Twice a Man and Jules Dassinís Phaedra
Some of the yearís best independent movies are still snaking their way toward L.A.; others may not come at all
A straight, Republican judge rules for the home team
Gavin Lambert on Natalie Wood, Vivian Leigh and the meaning of stardom